Common Name: Wallflower
The Greek translation of the word Erysimum refers to how the sap of some plants in the Genus can cause blisters, when it comes into contact with the skin.
Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for growing in containers
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 0.30 m (30 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.50 m (50 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Gold, Purple, Red, White, Orange|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: April & May|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained
Wallflowers are actually short lived evergreen perennials but they are generally grown as biennials. They have long, thin dark green leaves. The flower colour is dependant on the cultivar, many colours are available including red, orange, white, purple, gold etc.
Erysimum linifolium 'Variegatum'
Erysimum 'Bowles' Mauve'
Erysimum 'Apricot Twist'